Coleman's garage vandalized


Sen. Norm Coleman's campaign is reporting that the garage at his St. Paul home was vandalized, according to the Associated Press. Minnesotans are now getting dirty too.

According to the Associated Press:

A spokesman for Sen. Norm Coleman says that vandals wrote graffiti on the garage of his St. Paul home that called the senator "scum" and a "criminal."

Coleman and his wife, Laurie, live in the Crocus Hill neighborhood of St. Paul. Spokesman Mark Drake says Wednesday morning that grafitti left on the outside of the garage says: "You are a criminal resign or else"; "Scum," which is written three times; and "Psalm 2."

Coleman is a former mayor of St. Paul, and has lived in the home on a residential street near the Victoria's Crossing shopping area for almost 20 years.

A spokesman for the St. Paul Police Department didn't immediately return a call seeking more information on the incident.

We're not surprised. A mean and dirty campaign season from all candidates will likely lead to response that is undesirable. Have we learned our lesson yet?

UPDATE: Five others in the delegation found vandalism on their property this morning. This includes Democrats Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Rep. Keith Ellison.